Since 1994 the Group of Animal Population Biology has initiated a series of projects on the ecology and genetics of populations from different taxa (butterflies, amphibians and birds) in their natural habitats. The general aim is to investigate which mechanisms are responsible for the adaptation of populations to selective pressures of a changing, heterogeneous environment. Possible mechanisms are (1) changes in demographic processes and/or (2) evolutionnary responses by genetic differentiation. The relative importance of each mechanism is evaluated by coupling demographic and genetic studies of populations.
terrestrial, population structure, life history traits, demography, phenotypic plasticiy, heritability, genetic structure, allozymes, electrophoresis, microsatellites, breeding, Demography and life-history, Genetics, Physiology, 2. Origins, Maintenance and Change of Biodiversity, Not relevant, Europe, Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Wallonia, France, Spain, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Insecta, Lepidoptera Rhopalocera, Aglais urticae
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|Vandewoestijne S., Nève G., Baguette M., (1999) - Spatial and temporal population genetic structure of the butterfly Aglais urticae L. (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Molecular Ecology, 8, 1539-15||author|
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